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Grand Prix of Baltimore announces Budweiser Party Zone

Posted on 22 July 2013 by WNST Staff

Grand Prix of Baltimore Presented by SRT to Feature Budweiser Party Zone

The King of Beers Joins the Labor Day Weekend Celebration of Acceleration

BALTIMORE (July 22, 2013) – Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT today announced the Celebration of Acceleration will include a Budweiser Party Zone where adult event-goers can experience a unique sports bar venue and great live musical entertainment throughout Labor Day weekend.

Located along Light Street near the main straightaway and Turns 1 and 2, the Budweiser Party Zone will be an ideal setting for spectators 21 years of age and older to gather, enjoy a range of Budweiser products and take in all the racing action at one of the street course’s most exciting locations. The Budweiser Party Zone will offer a range of great food offerings, live radio broadcasts and live musical performances throughout the weekend by Sly 45, the Doyle Brothers and Levi Stephens.

“The Budweiser Party Zone is a great addition to the Celebration of Acceleration,” said Debbie Bell, vice president of sales and marketing for Race On, promoter of the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT. “Our goal is to provide fans of all ages with three days of great entertainment in downtown Charm City, and the Budweiser Party Zone is the perfect place for those 21 and older to enjoy this dynamic three-day event.”

“The Grand Prix of Baltimore is one of the largest and most exciting sporting events on the East Coast, and we’re excited to be a part of it,” said Brian Hartlieb, sales and marketing manager for Winner Distributing. “The Budweiser Party Zone will be the ultimate destination for fans who want to relax with their friends, experience the best racing in the world and take in some truly amazing bands.”

Live musical entertainment will begin in the Budweiser Party Zone on Friday, Aug. 30 at noon*, with local favorites Sly 45 performing its unique fusion of jazz, blues and pop.

On Saturday, Aug. 31, Sly 45 returns to the Budweiser Party Zone from noon to 3 p.m*. The Doyle Brothers, a New York-based band that combines the timeless classics of the Everly Brothers with the modern swagger of Michael Bublé and Bruno Mars, will perform from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.*

The Doyle Brothers open Sunday’s entertainment in the Budweiser Party Zone, performing from noon to 3 p.m.* Levi Stephens – whose music ranges from R&B to soul, rock and gospel – will perform from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.*

*All performance times are approximate. Actual performance times may vary due to on-track activities.

 

About the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT

 

The third annual Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT is one of only two events in the United States to feature the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patron in the same weekend. The IZOD IndyCar Series runs 75 laps around the Grand Prix’s 12-turn, two-mile street course adjacent to the famed Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. The ALMS race is a timed competition, with the team completing the most laps in 2 hours and 45 minutes taking the victory. The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT also includes Firestone Indy Lights racing and, for the first time in 2013, the largest single-make series in North America: the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.

 

Beyond the racing action, the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT offers a full range of food and beverage offerings and dynamic live musical entertainment. The Esskay Family Fun Zone houses a wealth of interactive games and activities for parents and children of all ages in an indoor, climate-controlled environment.

 

The 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2013. For more information, please visit www.grandprixofbaltimore.com.

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Grand Prix of Baltimore looking for more volunteers

Posted on 18 July 2013 by WNST Staff

BALTIMORE (July 18, 2013) – Looking for a way to turbo charge your Labor Day weekend?

The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT is seeking up to 750 volunteers to assist in the planning and production of the three-day Charm City street racing event. Volunteers will have the opportunity to enjoy exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to this year’s Grand Prix of Baltimore and receive special rewards throughout the weekend.

Grand Prix volunteers are needed for the following roles: accessibility ambassadors, event ceremonies support, credentials staffing, fan zones staffing, guest services information, hospitality, media center support, office services, pass control marshals, track services, transportation, ushers and volunteer services.

Volunteers will be asked to commit to a minimum of three 6.5-hour shifts during race weekend, including at least one shift on Sunday, or for departments that operate prior to, during and following the event weekend, a total of 25 hours. In exchange, Grand Prix of Baltimore volunteers will receive:

  • ·         A race credential providing admission to the venue and paddock access for all three days of the event.
  • ·         An official Grand Prix of Baltimore volunteer uniform, which includes a shirt and hat.
  • ·         Continental breakfast and lunch for all three days of the event.
  • ·         Complimentary parking for all three days of the event.
  • ·         A 10% discount on Grand Prix of Baltimore tickets and merchandise.
  • ·         An invitation to special events held before and after the Grand Prix of Baltimore.
  • ·         A thank you certificate and commemorative lapel pin upon completion of the volunteer commitment.
  • ·         The opportunity to enjoy the event’s sights and sounds when “off-duty.”

All volunteers are required to be 16 years of age or older and must be accompanied by an adult relative, if under 18.

Full volunteer assignment descriptions as well as an online application or downloadable form can be found in the Volunteer Information section of the Grand Prix of Baltimore’s official website: http://www.grandprixofbaltimore.com/the-race/volunteer-information, via email at volunteer@grandprixofbaltimore.com or by calling the volunteer hotline at 855-4GPBVOL (855-447-2865). All applications require a $10 registration fee.

 

About the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT

 

The third annual Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT is one of only two events in the United States to feature the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patron in the same weekend. The IZOD IndyCar Series runs 75 laps around the Grand Prix’s 12-turn, two-mile street course adjacent to the famed Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. The ALMS race is a timed competition, with the team completing the most laps in 2 hours and 45 minutes taking the victory. The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT also includes Firestone Indy Lights racing and, for the first time in 2013, the largest single-make series in North America: the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.

 

Beyond the racing action, the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT offers a full range of food and beverage offerings and dynamic live musical entertainment. The Esskay Family Fun Zone houses a wealth of interactive games and activities for parents and children of all ages in an indoor, climate-controlled environment.

 

The 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2013. For more information, please visit www.grandprixofbaltimore.com.

 

About SRT

 

Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand leverages a distinct product development formula of five essential hallmarks: awe-inspiring powertrains; outstanding ride, handling and capability; benchmark braking; aggressive and functional exteriors and race-inspired and high-performance interiors to remain true to its promise of well-rounded performance. The SRT vehicle lineup includes the SRT Viper, 300 SRT, Challenger SRT, Charger SRT and Grand Cherokee SRT.

New ‘Core’ versions of the 300 SRT and Challenger SRT join the lineup in 2013, applying the same philosophy as the existing Charger SRT Super Bee and SRT Viper. Visit driveSRT.com for the latest SRT vehicle and community news.

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Live announced as musical headliner for Grand Prix of Baltimore

Posted on 15 July 2013 by WNST Staff

Multi-Platinum Recording Artists Live to Headline Extensive Musical Lineup

At 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore Presented by SRT

 

BALTIMORE (July 15, 2013) – Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT today announced that Live, the legendary foursome that has sold more than 22 million albums and packed stadium venues around the world, will perform on the event’s main stage Saturday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. The chart-topping band from York, Pa., will lead a diverse musical lineup that includes popular local and regional acts that will entertain event-goers throughout Labor Day weekend.

Recognized for smash hits such as Lightning CrashesSelling the DramaAll Over YouI Alone and The Dolphin’s Cry, Live has performed on some of the nation’s best-known television programs, including “Saturday Night Live” and “MTV Unplugged.”Rolling Stone and MTV both honored the band’s second album – Throwing Copper – as “One of the 25 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time.”

“Live is a great addition to the Celebration of Acceleration,” said J.P. Grant, managing director of Grand Prix of Baltimore promoter Race On, LLC. “We’re pleased to have them as the headliners of an exceptional and well-rounded musical lineup that offers something for everyone.”

Live – lead guitarist Chad Taylor, bassist Patrick Dahlheimer, drummer Chad Gracey and lead vocalist Chris Shinn – will perform a 90-minute set that will include many of the band’s biggest hits as well as new material. The performance, like all main stage entertainment, is open to all Grand Prix ticketholders at no additional cost.

In addition to announcing Live as the weekend’s headliner, Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers released information regarding other bands that will be performing at the following locations and approximate times throughout the event footprint. The musical entertainment schedule for the Grand Prix’s beer garden venue will be announced separately.

Complementing the bands listed below will be regular main stage appearances by DJ Prievo, widely known for his weekly radio mix show on The Border 106.7 in New York.

 

Friday, Aug. 30

Main Stage:

*2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: The Doyle Brothers, a New York-based band that combines the timeless classics of the Everly Brothers with the modern swagger of Michael Bublé and Bruno Mars.

*6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: The Waiting, a tribute band performing the hits of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

 

Andretti Club:

*12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Levi Stephens, indie artist whose music seamless melds the genres of R&B soul, rock and gospel.

*4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Michelle Murray, a fast-rising country music star whose current single Trip around the Sun is climbing the charts.

 

Corporate Village Trackside:

*1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Levi Stephens

*3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Michelle Murray

 

Saturday, Aug. 31

 

Main Stage:

*2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Kelly Bell Band, voted best blues band in the Mid-Atlantic 12 years in a row, is a Baltimore-based favorite.

*6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Live, the multi-platinum headline act performs international hits.

 

Andretti Club:

*12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Michelle Murray

*4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland, of Nashville, performs her “soulful acoustic pop.”

 

Corporate Village Trackside:

*1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Michelle Murray

*3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland

 

Sunday, Sept. 1

Main Stage:

*12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Michelle Murray

 

Andretti Club:

*12 p.m. to 12: 45 p.m.: Levi Stephens

*4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland

 

Corporate Village Trackside:

*1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Levi Stephens

*3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland

 

*All times are approximate. Actual performance times may vary due to on-track activities.

 

About the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT

The third annual Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT is one of only two events in the United States to feature the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patron in the same weekend. The IZOD IndyCar Series runs 75 laps around the Grand Prix’s 12-turn, two-mile street course adjacent to the famed Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. The ALMS race is a timed competition, with the team completing the most laps in 2 hours and 45 minutes taking the victory. The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT also includes Firestone Indy Lights racing and, for the first time in 2013, the largest single-make series in North America: the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.

Beyond the racing action, the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT offers a full range of food and beverage offerings – including an all-you-can-eat Maryland crab feast – and dynamic live musical entertainment. The Esskay Family Fun Zone houses a wealth of interactive games and activities for parents and children of all ages in an indoor, climate-controlled environment.

The 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2013. For more information, please visit www.grandprixofbaltimore.com.

 

About SRT

Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand leverages a distinct product development formula of five essential hallmarks: awe-inspiring powertrains; outstanding ride, handling and capability; benchmark braking; aggressive and functional exteriors and race-inspired and high-performance interiors to remain true to its promise of well-rounded performance. The SRT vehicle lineup includes the SRT Viper, 300 SRT, Challenger SRT, Charger SRT and Grand Cherokee SRT.

New ‘Core’ versions of the 300 SRT and Challenger SRT join the lineup in 2013, applying the same philosophy as the existing Charger SRT Super Bee and SRT Viper. Visit driveSRT.com for the latest SRT vehicle and community news.

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